Monday, March 25, 2013

Drones Keep Watchful Eye on Illegal Hunting

The traditional sport of foxhunting has fallen under the watchful gaze of aerial drones.

 

In England, using dogs to hunt foxes has been illegal since 2005, though that hasn't stopped a few hunting enthusiasts from flouting the law.

But the League Against Cruel Sports, a British animal-rights group, has a weapon of its own in the fight against illegal hunting: aerial drones.

The drones are equipped with video cameras that can record hunting activity on the ground. The league will turn over any evidence of any illegal hunts to police for prosecution, the BBC reports.

For the rest of the story: http://www.livescience.com/28122-drones-illegal-hunting.html

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